Daybed - painted

by brae  

Just a quick update to show you the new daybed with its fresh coat of paint.

I started with a base coat of Foliage Green by Americana.  It's a bright lime green.  I sanded and then followed it with a coat of the same green mixed with grey.  I added a final glaze of green, grey and brown, most of which was wiped away.

I wanted the daybed to look like a consignment store rescue - a little vintage but with a new lease on life.  :D

I think it looks lovely.

11 comments

Comment from: Cinderella Moments [Visitor]
The color of the bed is perfect! And it looks so cute with the lights. LOVE it! hugs♥, Caroline
02/24/13 @ 17:02
Comment from: Lucille [Visitor]
I love your chosen green for the daybed. Also, the patina is just as I like it. Beautiful work! I can't wait to see how you will dress it. I have a few beds to dress myself among a million other things.
02/24/13 @ 19:21
Comment from: Elga [Visitor]
Oh, I love it, Brae!
02/24/13 @ 22:46
Comment from: Norma [Visitor]
I love it, and love the green/grey too - looking very French in fact :) Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog. The little attic was one of the most fun projects I've done.
02/24/13 @ 23:02
Comment from: 12Create [Visitor]
It looks great Brae. Fits in the space well and looks good with the lights.
02/25/13 @ 02:02
Comment from: Keli [Visitor]
I love it!
02/25/13 @ 02:53
Comment from: brae [Member]
Thanks so much! :>>
02/25/13 @ 07:44
Comment from: Pip [Visitor]
I love it on that carpet, it looks great!
02/25/13 @ 13:28
Comment from: rosa [Visitor]
Me encanta el sofá, por su diseño , y el conjunto de la habitación maravilloso, felicidades:)
02/25/13 @ 14:24
Comment from: Irene [Visitor]
Perfect!
02/26/13 @ 08:58
Comment from: brae [Member]
Thank you! :D
02/27/13 @ 11:09


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